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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Doucet Finds Alward Government Crafty With The Truth On Lepreau Overruns

Despite claims to accept nothing less than full compensation for the cost overruns on the Lepreau refurbishment, the Liberals are seeing zero action on that.

The M-L-A in Charlotte County, Rick Doucet tells CHSJ News the cost overruns prove the Alward Conservatives can't stand up to the federal government.

A memo prepared for the Prime Minister's office estimates the refurbishment could wind up costing 3.3 billion dollars, almost a billion dollars more than previously estimated.

He says it's like the tax increase on July 1st
adding the government is crafty by withholding the whole story from taxpayers.

Doucette says we won't see rates increase to cover NB Power's debt until after April of 2015, long past the next provincial election.